Pack the House — TIME CHANGE

Summit Academy has forfeited the scheduled 5:30 p.m. girls basketball game this evening at Northfield. Please join us to Pack the House at 7 p.m. as our boys basketball team plays Mullen High School!

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IB informational meeting on Feb. 6

Did you miss the IB informational meeting in November?

Families of all 10th and 9th grade students are encouraged to attend an information session at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 6 in Building 1 regarding International Baccalaureate at Northfield.

Northfield is an authorized IB school, where all junior and senior students take at least two IB classes. During the second semester of their sophomore year, students will decide whether to pursue the full IB Diploma or which IB classes they want to take during their junior and senior years. These sessions are designed to help families make informed decisions by providing information on what IB classes are like and the different options available to Northfield students.

There will also be opportunities to hear from current students and parents of IB students as well as information about the program costs and available financial aid.

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Northfield juniors: get help for SAT prep

Northfield is partnering with College Drive to provide SAT prep for juniors interested in attending a four-year college or university.

There will be a presentation from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11 at Northfield to learn more about SAT prep, provided by College Drive.

SAT prep will begin on February 6 and will continue for eight consecutive Tuesdays (not including Spring Break) from 3:45-5 p.m. The prep will assist juniors in preparing for the April 10 Colorado SAT test date.

Students will be expected to commit to regular attendance and will also be asked to complete various tasks outside of the 75-minute sessions. The SAT prep will be limited to 50 students. If interested in the SAT prep opportunity, students must sign up with Mr. Houston.

Important Dates

  • January 11: 6:30-7:30 p.m.: College Drive Family Night to discuss SAT prep
  • January 20: 8-11 a.m.: Northfield-administered SAT Practice Test (NHS students only)
  • Ferbruary 6, 13, 20 and 27, March 6, 13 and 20, and April 3: College Drive SAT prep sessions (all times 3:45-5 p.m.)
  • April 10: Colorado SAT test date
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Finals week schedule Dec. 18-20

Northfield will have an early release schedule for final exams next week, Dec. 18-20. There will be no finals on Thursday, Dec. 21. Please see the schedule below.

Parents and guardians should receive a notification if their student is required to come to support times next week.  

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Northfield will hold a second 8th Grade Open House

Northfield will hold a second 8th Grade Open House from 6-8 p.m. on January 16. Students and parents are invited to come for a brief presentation from school administration, followed by breakout sessions on academic subject areas, International Baccalaureate, parent and student panels, and athletics and activities. No need to RSVP. See you there, future Nighthawks!

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Course registration guide for 2018-19 now available

The course registration guide for the next academic school year is now available. Click HERE or visit the Academics page to view it.

Students are encouraged to begin looking now at classes they are interested in taking next year. Counselors will be available from January 8-12 to support students in choosing their courses.

All course registration will be done online this year. Student online course registration opens on January 15 and closes February 9.

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Northfield Next Door fundraiser is next week

next-doorJoin Northfield High School for dinner, dessert and drinks at Next Door in Stapleton, 10155 East 29th Drive, from 5-9 p.m. next Monday.
Fifty percent of all food and drink sales from participating tables will be donated back to Northfield High School. Please come out and support us!

Those participating in the fundraiser must RSVP online and show your server your EventBrite ticket or email confirmation to ensure your donation is received.

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Next Tuesday: College admissions with Sara Zessar

Don’t miss our special guest next Tuesday, Nov. 14! Northfied’s IB Parent Association will host a presentation from college search and admissions process advisor Sara Zessar. Sara will present to students and parents from 6-7:30 p.m. in Building 1. Her presentation: The College Admissions Process: Where Do You Start?

The presentation is geared towards sophomores and juniors and their parents/guardians, but all are welcome to attend!

 

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Eight colleges will visit Northfield this semester

Mark your calendars — eight Colorado colleges will visit Northfield High School beginning next week after school. Each visit will take place at 2:45 p.m. in the Junior Lounge. All students and grade levels are welcome!

  • Nov. 14: Metro State University
  • Nov. 15: Community College of Aurora
  • Nov. 16: University of Colorado at Denver
  • Nov. 28: University of Northern Colorado
  • Nov. 29: University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Nov. 30: Emily Griffith Technical College
  • Dec. 5: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • Dec. 6: Colorado State University

Questions? Contact Ms. Flores at dalia_flores@dpsk12.org.

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